March 31, 2012
The deputy leader of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan has threatened to attack Britain if the Western country does not free Islamist prisoners or improve their treatment.
Waliur Rehman Mehsud, the powerful Taliban leader in South Waziristan who is also Hakeemullah Mehsud's deputy, made the threat in a video that was released sometime in the last month. The videotape was obtained and translated by The Telegraph.
Waliur, who is shown in the video flanked by two masked Taliban fighters holding weapons, threatened to take "revenge" for Muslims who are held in British prisons.
"The British government is mistreating our Muslim brothers and sisters who are living in Britain," Waliur said. "This conduct of the British government is intolerable to us."
Waliur specifically mentioned Bilal Abdullah and Roshonara Choudhry as two Islamists who have been "
In: Other Middle East
Tags: Great Britain, terrorism, taliban, al qaeda, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Waliru Rehman Mehsud
Location: Pakistan (load item map)
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